The Sharecropper's Wife: A Memoir
Biographies and Memoirs
Added on September 22, 2015
Author Lucille Daniel
Published April 6, 2015
File Size 141.09 KB
The Sharecropper's Wife: A Memoir 141.09 KB - Growing up in rural Person County, North Carolina during the Great Depression, Lucille Daniel learned how to work at a very early age. Like most sharecroppers, her family moved almost every year, enduring harsh conditions and dishonest landowners.
She attended a one-room school house through the eighth grade, and married a sharecropper at age 19.
Being a sharecroppers wife meant uprooting her family every spring and moving to a different tobacco farm. It meant using every ounce of creativity and resourcefulness to turn a shack into a garden/">home. It meant using her faith to make something out of nothing.
Through it all, she kept one dream in her heart: her children would get the education that she was denied. They would have a better life than she did. They would not be forced to work someone elses land. And they would leave the tobacco fields forever. Do you want to download or read a ebook? It is available in PDF or epub format in the source
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